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Netanyahu Plans 43-Mile Fence Across Golan Heights

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced his plans to build a massive 43-mile cement barrier between the picturesque Golan Heights and the Syrian border.

According to the prime minister, the gray-slab structure will protect Israel from infiltrations and terror attacks coming from Syria, the Telegraph reported.

The announcement was made following the completion of a similar structure along the border with Sinai.

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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